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Reason for taking: Other
4/27/2014 9:48:33 PM

Reviewer: MrsFatigue, 35-44 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm scared to speak too soon, but I have been taking this for about a month for my severe fibromyalgia and the last few days are the best I've felt in years. This is the only change in my meds in that time. It took a month to get to this point, but I'm shocked. It's important to take the *R* alpha lipoic acid, not just "alpha lipoic acid". My spasms have decreased and my ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
1/9/2014 4:10:26 PM

Reviewer: dskeydet, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using ALA for about 6 months I do not have any numbness in my hands and fingers any more. I use the Daily Manufacturing brand I bought at www.EQPDI.com

Reason for taking: Other
9/10/2013 11:24:20 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Increased my anxiety. Can deplete B vitamins especially thiamine. make sure to take thiamine supplement. caused me to gain weight

Reason for taking: Other
8/23/2013 12:48:34 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After a severe head cold, my senses of smell and taste were lost. My doctor recommended this. She said it would take about 4 months for my senses to return and she was right. The first time I could smell food cooking and taste it was heavenly!

Reason for taking: Other
8/4/2013 8:03:41 PM

Reviewer: winner, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have inherited lymphodema for which there is no cure. So I try many different things to both good & bad results. I am guessing that Alpha Lipoic acid affects skin as others have said they got hives or itching. In my case, I believe even 300mg was too much to begin with as I have a nasty skin reaction in already compromised sweat glands with plenty of redness, angry patches & itching. I n ... Show Full Comment

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